A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Dededo Village in Guam on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 144.6332° East, latitude 13.9311° North, depth = 133.97 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 08:13:47 / September 3, 2019 @ 8:13 am. The temblor was detected at 18:13:47 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005bdw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005bdw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.97 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Dededo Village (c. 44 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yigo Village (c. 20 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon Village (c. 19 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mangilao Village (c. 15 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Barrigada Village (c. 8 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Rita Village (c. 7 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mongmong-Toto-Maite Village (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Inarajan Village, Merizo Village, Umatac Village (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Guam (c. 159 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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